Locations

If you are looking for an Arctic filming location, whether it’s cozy cityscapes among hilly forests, vast taiga forests or stark fells amidst tundra-like surroundings, Lapland has you covered. Our location collection is here to offer you a look at our top filming locations, the most wanted location features, and the best areas for filming.

If you see something that inspires you or piques your interest, click the ♡ icon to add the most inspiring Arctic locations, location features and Lapland areas to your own location plan. You can view your collection on the My Plan page, where you are presented the option to receive your location plan by email or save your own personalized My Plan link.

Top Filming Locations

Lapland offers a versatile selection of locations to choose from. Here is our listing of the top locations in the area, along with key information such as weather statistics, travel information and nearby services.

Location Features

The Midnight Sun, the Northern Lights, roads, buildings and northern culture – take a look at our photo gallery and see which Arctic location features would best suit your production.

Best Areas for Filming

The cities and municipalities of Lapland offer high-quality services combined with easy access to the Arctic wilderness.

  • Inari

    Inari has an international airport, Finland's 2 largest national parks & Lake Inari, the "Sámi Sea."

  • Kolari

    Kolari offers the largest ski resort in Finland, easy access to the Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park & the Tornio River.

  • Pelkosenniemi

    Pelkosenniemi offers rural villages untouched by the wars of the last century, the Pyhä-Luosto National Park & the Pyhä Ski Resort.

  • Posio

    Posio offers the iconic Riisitunturi National Park, frozen waterfalls of Korouoma Canyon, & the "Riviera of Lapland," Lake Livojärvi.

  • Ranua

    Ranua offers vast bogs, large lakes, & the Ranua Wildlife Park, home to Finland's only polar bears. Only 1 hour south of Rovaniemi.

  • Rovaniemi

    Rovaniemi offers convenience & comfort, with an int'l airport, nearby wilderness and many production & support services.

  • Salla

    Salla offers vast unpopulated wilderness: forests, bogs & fells, and the accommodation and activities of a tourism area.

  • Sodankylä

    Sodankylä offers the iconic Nattanen Fells, access to the Pyhä-Luosto National Park, & the Luosto Ski Resort.